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'll be talking about proposition 30 and 38. that's the education proposition on next week when our entire program will be devoted to education. but scott shafer, you're going to take on the prison stuff tonight. that is the death penalty. >> criminal justice, yes. we've got two ballot measures. prop 34, which would abolish the death penalty in california, replace it with life in prison without the possibility of parole. you know, the last time the death penalty was on the ballot was 1978. the briggs initiative, proposition 7, an it passed overwhelmingly. and the argument this time against it in part is cost. at least that's what the proponents are saying. there are a lot of people who oppose the death penalty for other reasons. but fundamentally it really isn't happening in california. the leading cause of death on death row is old age or suicide. the death row population has gone from 0 to 730. we haven't had an execution in six years. so there's some people who say, look, let's just get rifd this, it can't be fixed. on the other hand, opponents say wait a minute, it can be fixed with reform, bu
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